Dermoid cyst of the ovary

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Bilious vomiting and left lower abdominal mass.

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Abdomen

Bowel gas distribution is unremarkable.  There is paucity of bowel gas in the left lower quadrant.  There is a nonspecific calcific density projecting over the left sacroiliac joint.

CT

Enterocolonography

Left ovarian complex mass lesion, with predominate cystic composition and a nodule containing fat and calcific focus, suggestive of mature cystic teratoma of the ovary.

Twisted pedicle of the left ovary, suggestive of secondary ovarian torsion.

Case Discussion

Typical appearance of a ovarian dermoid cyst on CT.

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Case information

rID: 8188
Published: 17th Jan 2010
Last edited: 8th Dec 2019
System: Gynaecology
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